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tisane

(tĭ-zăn′, -zän′)
n.
An herbal infusion or similar preparation drunk as a beverage or for its mildly medicinal effect.

tisane

[tizān′, tizän′]
a tealike infusion or light drink of a vegetable herb consumed for a claimed medicinal effect.
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Owner Adrienne Anderson began crafting tisane blends for private clients and for gifts and believes that only the best ingredients should be used in order to enjoy the best qualities that nature has to offer.
Of course, the health benefits of teas and tisanes depend on what is Brewed.
This study provided interesting results for those herbalists inclined to recommend tisanes as a part of their medicinal practice.
For the real connoisseur, nine of London Tea's most popular flavoured teas and tisanes are presented in an exquisite gifting tin, making a fabulous gift of 72 enveloped tea bags
Irene Gorman, head of the Tea Guild, said: "This Award of Excellence to Tisanes Tea Rooms was presented in recognition of consistently high standards of tea making and customer service, evident in the attention to detail with which afternoon tea was prepared and served.
I much prefer less fermented teas for their versatility, so I use a lot of green and white teas and also tisanes.
While many medicinal herbs and spices can be grown at home, no two teas or tisanes are treated the same.
Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) and honeybush (Cyclopia intermedia) are popular tisanes in their native South Africa and have a growing worldwide market.
The committee's new recommended list of healing herbs to grow for tisanes, teas or infusions includes camomile, Chamaemelum nobile, for insomnia and PMT, fennel for indigestion and as a diuretic, lemon balm for tension, headaches and upset stomachs, peppermint for indigestion and lemon verbena for insomnia and nasal congestion.
A lovely collection of cups and saucers stands ready for such teas as Lady Grey, a light-black China tea scented with bergamot and citrus; Kenya, a robust African black tea; South Africa's Rooibus Herbal; and various caffeine-free tisanes.
Most herbal and fruit teas and tisanes are caffeine-free as they are usually made from the leaves, blossoms and fruits of plants and herbs.